Location — Akron General Medical Center Duration — 4 weeks Number of Students — 1
Director(s) — Gary Bollin, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine 400 Wabash Avenue Akron, Ohio 44307 Contact - Jenny Henninger 1-330-344-5470
Teaching Faculty — Gary Bollin, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Anurag Duggal, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Donald Dumford, MD Rajiv Sahni, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine David Watkins, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Richard Watkins, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
To provide student with exposure to and participation in the diagnostics and management of patients with infectious diseases in a hospital setting.
To maximize the ability of student to interpret Gram stains and other lab data in the diagnosis of infectious diseases.
To review the principles of antimicrobial therapy.
With patient consultation as the major setting, the elective will include instruction in all aspects of infectious disease, including human-microbial pathophysiology, antibiotic use and abuse, and the proper use of the microbiology laboratory.
Heavy emphasis will be placed on the history, physical examination and interpretation of gram-stained smears in the evaluation of patients.
The student will make daily rounds with the Infectious Disease service and will be assigned selected consults to work up, present and follow.
The student will participate in any conferences held by the Infectious Disease service.